The YMCA of Greater Hartford is a charitable association open to all and committed to helping people develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind and body. This commitment is reinforced by our belief in living out universal values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
- to put a caring adult in the presence of every child;
- to be good stewards of the resources entrusted to us; and
- to work in partnership with others to eliminate the disparities in health and education.
The YMCA is for
At the Y, we believe all kids have potential and should have the opportunity to discover who they are, express themselves, and be nurtured in all their possibility. On this page you’ll find features and announcements about important topics in the field of Youth Development.
We believe that everyone has the desire to be well and that well-being is best cultivated by providing supportive relationships and environments. We also believe that all people should have the opportunity to be well in spirit, mind, and body.
We believe that we have a duty to try to help where help is needed. We believe that with support, resources and guidance, people can improve their own lives and the lives of others. We believe we are part of a global community with global responsibilities. We believe that people want to help.